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Board Game Night

Come out to Southeast Library and join us for board games.  We'll have a few options, from familiar ones like Taboo to others you may have never played before, like Forbidden Island.   The rules of the game will be explained on the spot, so don't fret if you have never played the game before.   Until then, feel free to read up on the world of games with these books:
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Movie Night: Hook

When his young children are abducted by his old nemesis, Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman), middle-aged lawyer Peter Banning (Robin Williams) returns to his magical origins as Peter Pan. Peter returns to Tinkerbell (Julia Roberts), the Lost Boys, and their new leader, Rufio, in Neverland to do battle with his oldest enemy one more time. Rated PG
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Baseball: America's Pastime, Parts 1 and 2

Baseball is everywhere in the summer. Because of this, it has been called "America’s Pastime." But it has a varied and troubled history. It only came to dominate the sport scene gradually and through many crises. Ken Burns has put together a history of this important sport for Americans. Come to a showing of part of this great series and engage in an open discussion of baseball, its heroes, its villains, and its influence on American life. This two-part discussion will be held on Saturday, July 18 and Saturday, Aug. 8.
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Volunteer Expo

This summer, the DC Public Library is exploring the idea that every hero has a story. Come to our volunteer expo featuring 30+ local organizations and find a new way to be a hero in your community! Organizations will have information about different levels of volunteer work plus opportunities for teens to fulfill community service hours.  The volunteer expo will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Great Hall. The branch is accessible by all Metro lines and several bus lines. 
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Darkly Dreaming Dexter Discussion

Join us as we continue with the theme of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis started with the Crime and Punishment Museum program (held on Aug 13, Click here for more information on that).   Meet a different kind of “Hero”, as we discuss Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay.  

Northeast Library Block Party

Help the Northeast Library close the DCPL Summer Reading Program in style. Dress up 
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Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
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Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
Captain America Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
Forrest Gump Movie Poster

Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.

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